News

  • Brothers Invest in Technology and the Next Generation


    09/15/2017 05:01 PM

    Brothers position farm for rapid grain delivery and the next generation.

  • The Farm CEO Coach: The Base Coach
    09/15/2017 04:51 PM

    It can be difficult to envision how an executive coach can help a farm operation. Here are a few examples.

  • 5 Ways To De-Risk Your Farm Operation
    09/15/2017 04:47 PM
    Be proactive and manage key threats to your farm.
  • FAQs About Buy-Sell Agreements
    07/14/2017 10:37 AM

    A good rule of thumb for succession planning is before you go into business with someone, you should know how to exit.

  • Young Farmer Success Secrets From 5 Business Experts
    07/07/2017 10:33 AM

    These are challenging times, but economic uncertainties and difficult odds haven’t kept past generations of farmers from success. That much remains the same.

  • Legacy Project: What's Up With Estate Tax Reform?
    05/18/2017 04:27 PM

    There’s a lot of chatter about estate tax reform and how it might work. By the time you read this you might have a little more clarity on how it will look; however, this is a good time to examine the potential effects.  

  • A Legacy Preserved
    05/18/2017 03:42 PM

    Will and Laura run Willow & Co., a well-oiled farming machine squeezing every drop of profit from a shrinking commodity barrel. Pennies and nickels are precious in an anemic market, and the duo adheres to a strict regimen of efficiency, diversification and adjustment. The overall machine is geared for present gain, but the parts are deeply rooted to the past. 

  • Family Meeting Fundamentals
    04/21/2017 12:21 PM

    The succession-planning process is complex and lengthy. To keep your eye on the ball and meet your goals, your family must meet regularly to foster good communication and trust. 

  • The Farm CPA: Why You Might Want to Use a Disclaimer
    04/21/2017 12:13 PM

    Disclaimers originate from the common law of gifts, which requires the donor to make the gift and the donee to receive it.